1937 - Pearl Ray Dutro's mother obit
Pioneer Lady Died. Mrs. Alice Alvina Ray, of Philo, passed away at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoop at the age of 83, following, a short illness, the first illness of her life. Funeral .•services were held Thursday morning at Philo, with interment interment in the BoonviUe cemetery. Ml... K-.iy was the widow of the late Martin Alonzo Ray, who passed a\vay about a year and a half ago. •' She is survived by three daughters — Mrs. Viola Curcton of Eureka, Mrs. Emma Curcton of Willits, Mrs. Pearl Dutro of Boonville, and two .sons, Edward C. Ray of San Francisco, and Avon C. Ray of Philo. Three sons preceded her in death. Mrs. Ray was a native of Libcrtyvillc, Iowa, and came to •California in pioneer days, crossing the plains in a covered wagon. The past 75 years she had lived in Philo, where she pa.ssed away.